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January 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) helped introduce a bipartisan bill with Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) to improve compensation to Vietnam-era veterans exposed to toxic herbicide substances in Thailand. Rosen is a co-sponsor of several bills to help improve veterans' health care and most recently introduced legislation to improve the Veterans Choice Program.

January 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) introduced the Veterans Deserve Better Act with Republican Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-03). This bipartisan legislation would improve access to quality health care for veterans who count on the Veterans Choice program. Congress established the Veterans Choice Program in 2014 in order to address long wait times at VA facilities and the inability of rural veterans living far from the closest VA clinic to get access to care.

December 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after the President signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, which contained two bipartisan bills along with several amendments introduced by the Congresswoman:

December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) helped introduce the Fair Access to Insurance for Retired (FAIR) Heroes Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide disabled veterans, who are medically retired from the military, the ability to choose between  TRICARE and Medicare Part B, whichever health plan works best for their families. This bill could potentially save many veterans up to $1,300 a year on their health care costs.

November 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after co-sponsoring the Veterans Job Opportunity Act (H.R. 3345). This legislation, introduced by Rep. Al Lawson (FL-5), would establish a small business start-up tax credit for veterans who create businesses in underserved communities. According to the U.S.

November 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03), a member of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus, put forward six amendments to prevent a number of harmful provisions in the House version of Republicans’ tax bill, H.R. 1.

November 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day, which is observed Friday, November 10:

October 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement after she helped introduce Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter’s (NH-01) Surviving Spouses Income Security Act, H.R. 4106, designed to improve the formula used to allocate benefits and compensation to Gold Star Families -- the family members of deceased service members:

October 5, 2017 Press Release

LAS VEGAS, NV - Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03) released the following statement to honor the memory of her constituent, First Sergeant Charleston Hartfield, who was killed while off-duty at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017. The 34-year-old was a Las Vegas Metro Police Department officer and a U.S. Army veteran serving in the Nevada National Guard who lived in Henderson.

August 24, 2017 Press Release

LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, Congresswoman Jacky Rosen (NV-03), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s plans to follow through on a ban of transgender Americans from military service: